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ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 3879 Views

WOODSIDE

SHARE YOUR WOODSIDE PLANNING/BLDG. WAR STORIES

ARE WE MISSING SOMETHING, OR DID NOT MR. FLEISHHACKER AFFIRM THE GRAND JURY'S ASSESSMENT OF THE ARBITRARY, CAPRICIOUS PLANNING...

Original post made by NO HOPE! on Nov. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3879 Views

MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3878 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspect, 70, leads manager on low-speed chase

Kenji Hamasalui returned to the scene of the crime when he strolled into Village Stationers on Sunday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 3877 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council to meet at The Sequoias Oct. 25

For its Wednesday, Oct. 25, meeting, the Portola Valley Town Council will convene at The Sequoias retirement community in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 13, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3874 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm tired of Starbucks

Why do we need 5 of them in Menlo Park? I always try to go to Martha's pastries for my coffee or plantation, which are small...

Original post made by Jenna on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Jan 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 3873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 3872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Bistro' is a dolled-up diner

I don't know whether to be appalled or charmed by American Girl, which has bestowed its newest and only Bay Area store on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by confused, to say the least, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 3872 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Don't bother with a brunch menu at Il Fornaio

For my money, the only thing worth getting at brunch at Il Fornaio is the French toast. The lump of melting marscapone cheese...

Original post made by Prima Collazione on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Joanne, on Dec 14, 2006 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 3869 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park Twins win Gold and Silver at US Championship

12 year old twins, Philipp and Daniel Kopisch, finished 1st and 2nd in the US Ski Orienteering Championship on 2/4/2007....

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 3867 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 3866 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Light Needed at University Dr and Menlo Ave.

It happened again! About 5:15 PM on November 13, I saw a pedestrian hit by a car as she attempted to cross the street at...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, on Dec 10, 2006 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 3865 Views

MENLO PARK

Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 3864 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

"Friends" Drama at The Sequoias

Veteran actors John Hutchinson and Marilyn Kamelgarn will appear in "Friends," the story of two senior citizens who meet...

Original post made by The Sequoias on Nov. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Russ Parman, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 3861 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GAIS is at it again

The profit making "non profit" GAIS school has applied for another use permit revision. It seeks to place three so-called...

Original post made by X. Lieu on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 38 comments | 3859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are 30 people allowed to gridlock El Camino every day?

Menlo Park is the only jurisdiction south of Highway 84 that devotes one of the three lanes of ECR to parking - allowing...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 71 comments | 3859 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday March 27th at 7 PM, the family film night screening will be a recent Dreamworks animated tale of a panda who dreams...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Mar. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3858 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you happy or unhappy with the election results?

Here is a place to comment on whether you are happy or unhappy with the election results. You can comment on any particular...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Nov 16, 2006 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 3854 Views
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